Patricia Almeida

Patricia Almeida is a journalist and founder of Global Alliance for Disability in Media and Entertainment. Patricia also co-founded Movimento Down, Movimento Zika and Inclusive-Inclusion and Citizenship and she coordinates MetaSocial Institute...all based in Brazil. 

Carol Boys

Carol Boys is Chief Executive of Down’s Syndrome Association (UK) and the mother of Alex, a young man with Down syndrome. Carol has been the driving force behind the successful growth of the DSA, with a strong team of dedicated staff.

Patrick Clarke

Patrick Clarke's biography will follow soon.

Vanessa dos Santos

Vanessa dos Santos' biography will follow soon.

Rhonda Faragher

Dr Rhonda Faragher is Director of the Down Syndrome Research Program and Deputy Head of the School of Education, The University of Queensland, Australia.

Penny Robertson

Penny Robertson OAM is one of the founders of DSi and also the founder of the Australian International Schools in Indonesia where inclusive education has been successfully implemented since 1996.

Bridget Snedden

Bridget Snedden's biography will follow soon.

Jessamy Tang

Jessamy Tang was a sports media executive before becoming a passionate advocate when her son was born with Down syndrome. She chairs the WDSD Conference at UN HQ in New York. She also currently serves on the board of Disability Rights Legal Center and The Matthew Foundation.